Category Archives: Investing

5 Investment Strategy Tips for the Soon-To-Be Retired

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada It’s not uncommon for folks approaching retirement to think that retirement planning is finally behind them. They’ve put in the years of saving and investing; now it’s time to Google hotels … Continue reading

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Investments Plain and Simple

How Investments Are Taxed When making investment decisions, it is wise to consider the various tax implications – both positive and negative. As always, first remember that your investments should reflect your goals and values, your time frame and your … Continue reading

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Podcast: Get a Second Opinion with the Investment Report Card

Bruce Sellery of Moolala recently spoke with our own Karin Mizgala, co-founder of Money Coaches Canada, about the On Your Side Investment Report Card™ service and why Canadians should get a second opinion on their investment portfolio. The On Your … Continue reading

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Exchange Traded Funds: Everything You Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada Most Canadians are very familiar with mutual funds. In simple terms, a mutual fund is made up of a collection of individual stocks, bonds or other securities carefully chosen by a fund … Continue reading

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Sleep Better at Night with the Investment Report Card

You know that a sound investment strategy is crucial to financial success, and you’re willing to pay an advisor for their advice and expertise. But how much should you pay? And how do you know if they are doing a … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Misconceptions Hurt Your Investment Portfolio

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada The volume of financial advice at our fingertips is unprecedented. Through the phones in our pockets, we have access to newspapers, magazines, financial blogs, podcasts, videos and hundreds of books from financial … Continue reading

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Investment Fees Matter… More Than You Think

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada Canadians have a reputation for being polite. Maybe that’s why for years we’ve put up with investment fees that were confusing, often hidden, and higher than necessary. But polite doesn’t necessarily … Continue reading

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How You Approach Investing Should Evolve as You Age – Part Two

By Karin Mizgala, CEO and Co-founder, Money Coaches Canada In part one of this post, I wrote about financial and investment considerations for those in their 20s. If you read that article, you may remember that I mentioned time as being one … Continue reading

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How Your Approach to Investing Should Evolve as You Age – Part One

by Karin Mizgala, CEO and Co-founder, Money Coaches Canada Life is busy, but most of us make time for tasks, big and small, that we consider essential: an annual medical check-up, one or two dental cleanings, oil changes for the … Continue reading

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